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Media contact – Global

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Sarah Fernandes

Head of Communications (Interim)

Media contact – Africa

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Susan Otieno

Communications Specialist, Kenya

Media contact – Latin America

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Ricardo Curiel Martinez

Senior Communications Specialist for Latin America

Gender equality, youth and social inclusion
Press releases

The Borlaug Global Rust Initiative (BGRI) is pleased to announce the 2023 Jeanie Borlaug Laube Women in Triticum (WIT) Early Career and Mentor awardees, recognizing excellence in science and leadership for a wheat-secure future.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Press releases

Register for an online webinar as part of COP27 to learn about the role of genebanks in building climate-resilient supply chains.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Press releases

The results of the Plan Maíz initiative were presented and, looking ahead, one of the goals is to ensure that 20% of the maize and wheat from this project is sourced through regenerative agriculture practices by 2025 and 50% by 2030.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
Press releases

Dr Alison Bentley leads the Global Wheat Program at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) and will be addressing the Crawford Fund’s international conference Celebrating Agriculture for Development – Outcomes, Impacts and the Way Ahead this week in Parliament House, Canberra.

Environmental health and biodiversity
In the media

Source: Kenya News Agency (17 Mar 2023)

How can plant health technologies be more widely adopted by smallholders in Kenya?

Capacity development
In the media

Source: Gwadar Pro (7 Mar 2023)

A joint lab for molecular breeding wheat research launches, with investment from China, Pakistan and CIMMYT.

Nutrition, health and food security
In the media

Source: Ethiopian News Agency (21 Feb 2023)

The partnership between CIMMYT and Ethiopia is improving wheat productivity through improved germplasm and access to mechanization.

Climate adaptation and mitigation
In the media

Source: The Hindu (11 Feb 2023)

Arun Kumar Joshi provides insights into why India is expecting record levels of wheat production this year.